Tablet poll ends, 2009 iPod poll begins | iLounge News


Tablet poll ends, 2009 iPod poll begins

With over 3,200 votes from iLounge readers, our latest poll—“Would you buy a oversized iPod touch with a larger screen if it lacked full computer functionality?” has ended. Readers could say they would be interested in either a 10-inch or a 6- or 7-inch version of such a device, that they wouldn’t be interested in such a gadget unless it ran a full-fledged desktop operating system, or that they wouldn’t be interested due its lack of keyboard or some other hardware limitation.

According to the results, nearly half of iLounge readers (47%) are awaiting a tablet running a full-fledged desktop operating system, as they said they would not be interested in such a device running iPhone-like software. Another 19% said they wouldn’t be interested in such a device at all, due to its lack of keyboard or other hardware limitation. Of readers who said they would be interested, opinion was nearly split—17% to 18% overall—amongst those who would be interested in a 10-inch device for media playback and light apps and games, and those who would prefer a 6- or 7-inch device with the same functionality. Thanks for all your votes!

Our new poll concerns Apple’s latest lineup of iPods—we’d like to know what your reaction was to the new iPod nano, classic, touch, and shuffle. Were you pleased enough to plan on purchasing a new model, pleased enough to consider a purchase, or pleased, but not enough to make you buy? Or did you think Apple needed to do more to make the upgrades worthwhile, were downright disappointed by the announcements, or don’t have an opinion either way? Our new poll, “What’s your reaction to the new 2009 iPods?” lets you answer that question. You can find the iLounge Poll in the left-hand column of the main homepage. Vote today!

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The biggest thing I wanted was a Touch Capacity Boost as my 32 gb forced me to shrink my collections bitrates to be able to fit all my music with no videos.  So for me, I am excited about the 64 gb… if they would only get stock ASAP

Posted by DougFNJ on September 11, 2009 at 9:53 AM (CDT)


I would like an Apple tablet that will permit highlighting text in downloaded books & that will allow me to keep the downloaded book on my tablet until I decide to delete it.

Posted by John on October 1, 2009 at 2:40 PM (CDT)

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